FAQ About Tree Service and Tree Removal

Who removes trees for free?
Call the power company to remove any unwanted trees that are near power lines. Most such companies have contracts with tree specialists in the areas they serve. If there is a chance that your trees are or will become problem trees, the power company will often remove them for you at no charge.
 
What is an arborist?

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An Arborist is a specially trained professional who deals with the art and science of planting, caring, maintaining, and diagnosing trees, shrubberies, and other woody plant life. These professionals have spent time and effort mastering their craft to properly and effectively manage the growth and development of tree.
 
How can I save money on tree removal?
  1. Leave the stump or grind it yourself. …
  2. Tackle the debris yourself. …
  3. Keep the wood for firewood. …
  4. Get bids from small companies. …
  5. Ask about group discounts.
Will homeowners insurance pay to cut down a tree?
Most homeowners insurance policies will cover the removal and debris cleanup of a fallen tree caused damage to a covered structure on your property. … If a tree is diseased, rotted or dead and falls on your property, your insurance will likely not pay for its removal or cleanup.
 
When should a tree be trimmed or cut down?

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The Best Time for Trimming

When it comes down to trimming tree leaves, you should not just pick any random day and start the pruning. Instead, it might be wise to wait until the start of fall or winter to do that, as the trees would be dormant and their growth rate would not be too high at that time.

Can I make my Neighbor cut down their tree?

If you own the tree or hedge. Your neighbor can cut any branches that are overhanging into their garden as long as they only remove the bits on their side of the boundary. If they want you to cut your tree or hedge just because they don’t like the way it looks, it’s up to you whether you do the work.

Do roots still grow when the tree is cut down?
Once the tree has been cut, the roots cannot grow anymore because the leaves are necessary to provide the food to fuel root growth. … It is possible to use some herbicides before removing the tree to kill more of the root system more rapidly than by just cutting the tree.